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atopic

 [ah-top´ik]
1. displaced; ectopic.
2. pertaining to atopy.

a·top·ic

(ă-top'ik),
1. Relating to or marked by atopy.
2. Allergic.
[G. atopos, out of place; strange]

atopic

(ā-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or caused by a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as hay fever, asthma, or urticaria, after exposure to specific antigens such as pollen, food, and insect venoms.

at′o·py (ăt′ə-pē) n.

atopic

adjective
(1) Ectopic (obsolete).
(2) Pertaining to atopy.

a·top·ic

(ā-top'ik)
Relating to or marked by atopy; allergic.
[G. atopos, out of place; strange]

a·top·ic

(ā-top'ik)
1. Relating to or marked by atopy.
2. Allergic.
[G. atopos, out of place; strange]

Patient discussion about atopic

Q. I have atopic dermatitis and its been out of control : ( i was wondering any suggestions what to do? This past year i have experienced 2 bacterial infections due to my open soars as well as a viral infection in which i was hospitalized. im so fusterated and scared i dont know what to do.. i personally dont think that creams and ointments work all that well. From what i have gathered eczema comes from the inside out? :S i also have allergies i tend to be allergic to everything environmental, animals dust, mold, as well as oral allergy syndrom to alot of foods. which is very difficult. i have been to numerous doctors and specialsist and they dont know what to do. the next step is to put me on an oral medication, sure it prevents it from coming but there are also alot of disadvantages to taking the pill. They also wanted me to go for uvb lights which are knowen to treat psriosis, which personalyy i dont feel it helps me ..realie.. eczema and psriosis are 2 totally diff skin diseases.. someone . PLEASEE HELP .. : )

A. I like the apple cider idea and hope that works for you. But I have a client who has suffered the same as you with her dermatitis and was also hospitalized with mirca staph infection. Her dr. has agreed to refer her to a mayo clinic I will come back and let you know what they do and if it works. God bless you hun and stay strong!!
it might be a while but I will come bk and let u know what they say :)

Q. My son has atopic dermatitis that is treated with topical cream. Is he in a greater risk for other diseases? My 1 year old son has atopic dermatitis. We treat him with topical cream and he is getting better. What kind of a diseases is this? Is he in a greater risk for other diseases because of his skin lesions?

A. Atopic dermatitis is an immunological disease. As a guy that has many allergies I can say that i believe the best treatment is not topical cream. You need to find what causes the allergy and to exclude it from your life. This way you prevent the disease not just treat its symptoms.

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Data from Dupixent clinical trials have shown that IL-4 and IL-13 are key drivers of the type 2 inflammation that plays a major role in atopic dermatitis, asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP).
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Several authors disclosed financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry; the Atopic Dermatitis in America research project was partially sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron.
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, relapsing inflammatory skin disorder which is characterized by itchy papules, vesicles, excoriations and lichenification.1 Genetic, environmental, skin barrier defects and immunological factors are involved in its pathogenesis.2,3 Atopic dermatitis tends to be a chronic disease with relapsing course so that long-term treatment is usually required to control the flare ups.4 Treatment of atopic dermatitis can be divided into topical and systemic therapy.
Awareness of the substantial impact atopic dermatitis can have on quality of life can facilitate patient-clinician conversations about treatment goals.
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As a reason for multifocal hyperintense spinal cord signal, we considered the possibility of neuroinflammatory disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, or connective tissue disease, sarcoidosis, Behcet's disease, and so on [3-6], other than atopic myelitis, but we were skeptical about these possibilities according to the results of blood biochemical study.
The good news is, several drugs in the pipeline hold promise for atopic dermatitis patients, thanks largely to emerging data on its pathophysiology.